Misty of Chincoteague Author:Marguerite Henry Misty of Chincoteague is the story of two wild, freedom-loving ponies--a strangely bequtiful mare and her little colt, Misty--and of Paul and his sister Maureen, who set their hearts on owning them. How Paul and Maureen help to capture the ponies and then almost lose them, how they astonish everyone by taming the untamable wild mare, and how t... more »hey win their final triumph on Pony Penning Day makes a thrillingly statisfying story that is swift-moving and vividly real. Both characters and events are based on real people and actual happenings.« less
One of my most favorite books from my childhood, a beautifully written story with a bit of a coming of age theme. I read this book numerous times as a child and was thrilled to finally see the islands of Chincoteague and Assateague in real life during a family vacation in later years. A true classic.